(CNN) – Recent online chatter regarding the movie “Don’t Worry Darling” has stars Harry Styles and Chris Pine and (allegedly)
In pictures from the Venice Film Festival this Monday, now widely It went viral on social mediaStyles is seen approaching Pine to take a seat next to the actor at a screening Thriller. As Stiles quickly moves to his seat, he makes a subtle “go” motion with his mouth, as if he’s spitting. Pine looks at her lap, pauses in her applause, and shakes her head and smiles as if there’s some joke between the two stars.
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Others argue that nothing came out of Styles’ mouth.
CNN has reached out to the actors’ representatives for comment.
“To be clear, Harry Styles did not spit on Chris Pine,” Pine’s rep told People magazine. “There is nothing but respect between these two men, but rather a blatant attempt to create drama where there is simply no suggestion.”
It’s the latest moment in the publicity campaign that has led to speculation that love isn’t all there is among those involved in the project.
Still, there were plenty of smiles from the cast at Monday’s celebrations.
Pine was spotted on the red carpet Taking pictures With a disposable camera from the film’s star, Florence Pugh. For his part, Styles gave co-star Nick Grohl a friendly kiss during a long standing ovation for the movie after the screening.
People on social media were quick to point out that “Don’t Worry Darling” director Olivia Wilde and Buck haven’t had much of a public connection, but Wilde had nothing but praise for the actress.
“Florence is a force,” Wilde said at a news conference on Monday. “I have no words to express how proud I am to have her as our heroine. She is amazing in the film.”
The chancellor was asked about reports that she and Buk had a fight.
“With all the endless tabloid gossip and all the noise out there, the Internet feeds itself,” Wilde said. “I don’t feel the need to contribute. I think he’s fed enough.”
Are you worried? I’m not even here honey.
Caption: Chris Pine Astral Projecting at the Venice Film Festival. September 5, 2022. pic.twitter.com/qSU1XbTWDp
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During the same press conference, Pine appeared distracted at times, leading Twitter to dub his appearance. “Chris Pine Astral Projection”.